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Weekly Problem 16 - 2010

Stage: 2 and 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Jane wants to create a six-digit number for her padlock. She writes down two digits and each digit she writes after these is the sum of the previous two digits. How many six-digit numbers could she create in this way? (A number may not start with the digit zero).

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This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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